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Facebook Has a New Plan to Fight Climate Misinformation

The initiative will give climate information a more similar treatment to Covid-19 and election content. 

California Awakens To Smoky Skies From Raging Fires
Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

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In the geographic heart of the tech industry Wednesday, it was hard to think of anything except the orange skies, dark and tinted by wildfire smoke. The image software on iPhones failed to capture the dystopian hue, or the feeling of being surrounded by it. Silicon Valley workers tweeted that it felt like night time, or a perpetual sunset, or a scene from “Blade Runner 2049.” It marked the fourth week of severe fire and ash in the Western U.S.